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Kathleen McLaughlin

Kathleen McLaughlin

Keynote Speaker: Senior Vice President & Chief Sustainability Officer at Walmart; President of the Walmart Foundation

Kathleen McLaughlin Biography

Kathleen McLaughlin is executive vice president and chief sustainability officer for Walmart Inc. and president of the Walmart Foundation.

McLaughlin is responsible for programs that help Walmart create economic opportunity through jobs and sourcing; enhance the sustainability of food, apparel and general merchandise supply chains; and strengthen the resilience of local communities. Through business initiatives and philanthropy, her teams work with Walmart associates, suppliers, nonprofit organizations and others to drive significant and lasting improvements to economic, social and environmental systems. Last year, the company awarded more than $1.4 billion in cash and in-kind donations, including over $975 million of food donations.

Before joining Walmart in 2013, she spent more than 20 years with the global consulting firm McKinsey & Company.

McLaughlin serves on the boards of the Council on Foundations, the World Wildlife Fund and World Resources Institute and is a member of NatureVest and the Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose’s Strategic Investor Initiative Advisory Boards.

McLaughlin earned a bachelor of science in electrical engineering from Boston University, as well as a master of arts in politics, philosophy and economics from Balliol College at Oxford University, where she was a Rhodes Scholar. She also has a diploma in theology from Oxford. She is married with three children and divides her time between Bentonville, Arkansas, and Toronto, Ontario.

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Kathleen McLaughlin Videos

Kathleen McLaughlin - Climate, Nature and Equity
Kathleen McLaughlin, Walmart — Climate Week NYC 2020
Kathleen McLaughlin on Walmart's ambitious 2025 sustainability targets

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Kathleen McLaughlin is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Environment, Sustainability, Retail, Business, Business Growth, Business Ethics, Corporate Strategy, Women in Business, Influential Women, Female Leadership, Strategic Leadership, Social Activism and Innovation.

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Kathleen McLaughlin is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Environment, Sustainability and Retail. Please contact us for live or virtual event fee details. Kathleen McLaughlin generally travels from Bentonville, AR, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Kate Brandt, Sallie Krawcheck and Sara Blakely. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Kathleen McLaughlin for an upcoming event.

Kathleen McLaughlin Videos

Kathleen McLaughlin - Climate, Nature and Equity
Kathleen McLaughlin, Walmart — Climate Week NYC 2020
Kathleen McLaughlin on Walmart's ambitious 2025 sustainability targets
Leading on Social and Environmental Issues: Walmart's Kathleen McLaughlin
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